Topics in the conservation and rehabilitation of historic urban and rural areas. The historical, aesthetic, economic, social and legal aspects of heritage area planning are considered. Case histories and planning models are discussed. An applied studies project is normally assigned.
Note: though not required, prior experience in a cultural organization would be an asset for success in this course. Please contact the Program Office if you have any questions or concerns.
With extensive academic training and experience, Katie has a wide range of knowledge and expertise in heritage conservation. Her expertise includes conservation education, heritage-focused research, and administrative planning. As an educator, she has substantial experience designing and running conservation-related courses (including developing an entire undergraduate conservation curriculum), and workshops for a range of audiences, including secondary school students, undergraduate and graduate students, as well as practicing professionals. She is also an active researcher and writer, conducting assessments of sites to facilitate informed decision-making and planning. She has authored and co-authored a number of academic papers, books, book chapters and consultancy studies on topics related to heritage conservation, including site analysis, area conservation planning, interpretation, policy studies and recommendations on best practice for official Government use.
This course is a 6-day intensive face-to-face format at the UVic Campus.
1.5 units at UVic or may be taken on a non-credit basis.
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